Monthly Archives: January 2013

Happy birthday, Dad!

Unlike Lizzie Bennett, Dad reckons he turned 28 today…which makes me a pretty amazing six year old. I normally ring Mum and Dad on a Tuesday but, due to a bit of mass organising day yesterday (Mirinda’s impending Miami trip … Continue reading

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Drawers away

Last week, I pulled the cutlery drawer open and the fascia came away in my hand. It was a bit of a shock. I was so shocked, I just stood and looked at it for a while before springing into … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Lizzie B!

Today was the 200th anniversary of the publication of Pride and Prejudice. I saw a headline for Mr Darcy (obviously including a photo of Colin Firth) and thought I should rebalance it a bit. After all, Lizzie is the one … Continue reading

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The long way home

The Crown in Harrogate serves up a huge breakfast. Mine was so big, I didn’t actually need another meal for the rest of the day. We ate our breakfast in a beautiful big room that was probably once full of … Continue reading

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The FA Cup, fourth round

It was a mad moment. Nicktor really wanted to watch Aldershot in the fourth round of the FA Cup. When the balls were picked out and we copped a match against Middlesbrough, he frowned but was still quite keen. So, … Continue reading

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Doom and gloom

Following on from yesterday’s gloomy commuters, today was a ridiculous day of misery. I always try and stay happy and cheerful, hoping to spread a bit of joy around but sometimes, like today, it is very difficult. I had a … Continue reading

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Dates

Back to our usual Date Night tonight, it being a Wednesday. As the Snowy Weather Timetable is still in force on South West Trains, I was half an hour later than usual. This might not sound like much but it … Continue reading

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Orange balls

Nicktor had a meeting in London today so, for our Nicktor Night, he arrived somewhat frazzled from the commute. He hates joining the crowds going in, wondering how they do it day in, day out. He’s always happy when he … Continue reading

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Heat and cold

I’m trying to convince Mirinda to write a bit about her stop over in Singapore but, ever since arriving home, she’s been a bit engrossed in writing a thrilling response to a government request for clarification on some sort of … Continue reading

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World in white

During Friday afternoon and in the early hours of this morning, we had a good dump of snow. Our street looked beautiful and white with very few tyre tracks to spoil the view. Our neighbours, the Crazies, had to have … Continue reading

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